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National Day Awards 2019

Congratulations to the members of our Governing Board, Centre Advisory Boards, faculty and staff, as well as individuals from our Academic Medicine partner, SingHealth, who were recognised with some of Singapore’s top honours at the 2019 National Day Awards.

Their achievements and exemplary service to Singapore are an inspiration to us all.


The Public Service Star

Mr Kai Nargolwala
Chairman, Governing Board, Duke-NUS Medical School

Mr Richard Sim Hwee Cher
Member, Advisory Board, Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke-NUS Medical School

Assoc Prof Kevin Lim Boon Leong
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Deputy Chair, SingHealth Duke-NUS Surgery Academic Clinical Programme
Chairman, Division of Surgery, KK Women's & Children's Hospital
Senior Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, KK Women's & Children's Hospital

 

The Public Administration Medal (Silver)

Mr Alvin Lim Chng Thien
Member, Governing Board, Duke-NUS Medical School

Prof Wong Tien Yin
Vice Dean, Office of Academic & Clinical Development, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Chair, SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme;
Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (Research & Education), SingHealth;
Medical Director, Singapore National Eye Centre

Prof Kenneth Kwek Yung Chiang
Adjunct Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (Organisational Transformation & Informatics), SingHealth;
Chief Executive Officer, Singapore General Hospital

 

The Public Administration Medal (Bronze)

Prof Tan Kok Hian
Senior Associate Dean, Academic Medicine Department, Office of Academic & Clinical Development, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Group Director, Academic Medicine, SingHealth;
Group Director, Institute for Patient Safety & Quality, SingHealth;
Senior Consultant, Division of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Prof Koh Woon Puay
Director, Centre for Clinician-Scientist Development, Duke-NUS Medical School

Prof Tan Eng King
Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Deputy Chair, SingHealth Duke-NUS Neuroscience Academic Clinical Programme;
Deputy Medical Director (Academic Affairs), National Neuroscience Institute;
Director, Research, National Neuroscience Institute;
Senior Consultant, Neurology (SGH Campus), National Neuroscience Institute

Prof Wong Wai Keong
Adjunct Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Deputy Vice Chair (Clinical), SingHealth Duke-NUS Surgery Academic Clinical Programme;
Chairman, Division of Surgery and Hyperacute Care, Sengkang General Hospital;
Senior Consultant, Department of Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital

Prof Tan Ban Hock
Adjunct Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Chief Quality Officer, Singapore General Hospital;
Senior Consultant, Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital

Assoc Prof Loo Chian Min
Assistant Dean, Office of Education, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Vice Chair (Education), SingHealth Duke-NUS Medicine Academic Clinical Programme;
Group Chief Medical Informatics Officer, SingHealth;
Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Singapore General Hospital;
Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Assoc Prof Peter Lu Kuo Sun
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Deputy Chairman, Medical Board (Surgical Disciplines), Changi General Hospital;
Senior Consultant, Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Changi General Hospital

Assoc Prof Jagadesan Raghuram
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Deputy Chairman, Medical Board (Continuity Care Disciplines), Changi General Hospital;
Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, Changi General Hospital

Assoc Prof Chua Yeow Leng
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Group Director, International Collaboration Office, SingHealth;
Senior Consultant, Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Heart Centre Singapore

The Commendation Medal

Ms Yeo May May
Senior Associate Director, Office of Academic & Clinical Development, Duke-NUS Medical School

Mr Lim Tze Peng
Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Principal Pharmacist Researcher, Division of Allied Health, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Chan Hong Ngee
Senior Associate, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Principal Clinical Pharmacist, Division of Allied Health, Singapore General Hospital

 

The Efficiency Medal

Dr Ooi Chin Chin
Lead Associate, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Principal Radiographer II (Research), Singapore General Hospital

Ms Teo Puay Ling
Senior Associate, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Nurse Manager, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

The Long Service Medal

Mr Ong Tze-Ch’in
Member, Governing Board, Duke-NUS Medical School

Prof Yeoh Saw Ai, Brenda
Member, Advisory Board, Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke-NUS Medical School

Prof Wong Tien Yin
Vice Dean, Office of Academic & Clinical Development, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Chair, SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme;
Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (Research & Education), SingHealth;
Medical Director, Singapore National Eye Centre

Prof Ong Eng Hock Marcus
Director, Programme in Health Services & Systems Research, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Prof Aung Tin
Director, Centre for Vision Research, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Vice Chair (Research), SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme;
Deputy Medical Director (Research), Singapore National Eye Centre;
Executive Director, Singapore Eye Research Institute;
Senior Consultant, Glaucoma Department, Singapore National Eye Centre

Prof Thng Choon Hua
Adjunct Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Vice Chair (Research), SingHealth Duke-NUS Radiological Sciences Academic Clinical Programme
Head/Senior Consultant, Division of Oncologic Imaging, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Assoc Prof Ong Yew Kuang Simon
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Vice Chair (Education), SingHealth Duke-NUS Medicine Academic Clinical Programme;
Deputy Medical Director (Education)/Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Assoc Prof Toh Han Chong
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Deputy Medical Director (Strategic Partnerships), National Cancer Centre Singapore;
Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Assoc Prof Chan Ling Ling
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Radiological Sciences, Singapore General Hospital

Assoc Prof Wong En Hou Philip
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore

Assoc Prof Caroline Ong Choo Phaik
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Vice Chair, SingHealth Duke-NUS Surgery Academic Clinical Programme;
Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatric Surgery, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Assoc Prof Tan Choon Kiat Nigel
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Associate Dean, MD Programme Department, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Neurology (TTSH Campus), National Neuroscience Institute

Assoc Prof Ng Yee Sien
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Assistant Dean, Office of Education, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Assoc Prof Adrian Koh Jit Hin
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Department of General Surgery, Changi General Hospital

Assoc Prof Tan Eng Huat
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head/Senior Consultant, Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, Division of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Assoc Prof Chao Tar Toong Victor
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Director, SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme;
Senior Consultant, Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Heart Centre Singapore

Assoc Prof Tan Teng Hong
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
Senior Consultant, Cardiology Service, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Dr Tan Ia Choo Celia
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Group Director, Group Allied Health, SingHealth Headquarters

Dr Wong Wai Yin
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Radiological Sciences, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Chua Hoe Chin
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Neurology (TTSH Campus), National Neuroscience Institute

Dr Ho Teng Swan Juliana
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Oncologic Imaging, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Dr P Chandra Mohan
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Radiological Sciences, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Ho Kah Ying Selina
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Goh Pak Liang
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Department of Accident & Emergency, Changi General Hospital

Dr Hee Hwan Ing
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Dr Lim Hwee Boon
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Assistant Director, Quality Management, SingHealth Polyclinics
Senior Consultant, SingHealth Polyclinics

Dr Sharon Ong Gek Kim
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Ms Leong Meng Choo Pauline
Lead Associate, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Nurse Clinician (Advanced Practice Nurse), Singapore General Hospital

Ms Suriyati Bte Ahmad
Senior Associate, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Nurse Clinician, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Ms Yeap Mee Lee
Associate II, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Assistant Nurse Clinician, COO Ambulatory, Singapore General Hospital